Mikayla Ferenz dropped a school-record 41 points and Idaho (9-9, 4-3) topped Northern Arizona (6-12, 2-5) 91-80 in Big Sky play in Flagstaff, Arizona.
Ferenz went 15 of 17 from the field and tied Taylor Pierce’s school record going 9 of 10 from beyond the arc. She added six rebounds and five assists.
Pierce scored 22 points, hitting 6 of 11 on 3-point attempts. Geraldine McCorkell added 12 points and five assists.
Northern Arizona was led by Brittani Lusain with 17 points.
NAU led by eight after the first quarter, but Idaho turned in on after the intermission with 20 points in the third quarter and 31 in the fourth, including an 8-0 run over the last minute of the game to seal it. Ferenz had 10 points in the fourth quarter to help Idaho pull away.
Local journalism is essential.
Give directly to The Spokesman-Review's Northwest Passages community forums series -- which helps to offset the costs of several reporter and editor positions at the newspaper -- by using the easy options below. Gifts processed in this system are not tax deductible, but are predominately used to help meet the local financial requirements needed to receive national matching-grant funds.
Subscribe to the sports newsletter
Get the day’s top sports headlines and breaking news delivered to your inbox by subscribing here.